The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield

Charity information

The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield is an art gallery, museum and creative space that explores the work, influence and legacy of Wakefield-born sculptor, Barbara Hepworth. The gallery was founded to act as a catalyst for regeneration and raise aspirations locally. We bring major exhibitions of modern and contemporary artist's work to Yorkshire and run an award-winning learning and engagement programme.

Founded 2011

  • Mission statement

    The Hepworth Wakefield's mission is to create art experiences that inspire, captivate and enhance everyone's lives.

  • Aims

    The Hepworth Wakefield aims to:

    • Bring art to life for the widest possible audience, making people think, feel and be inspired.
    • Raise aspirations and educational attainment and improve health and wellbeing locally.
    • Be recognised as one of the world’s leading art galleries, creating unforgettable art experiences for all.
  • Overview

    Established: June 2011

    Registered Charity Number: 1138117

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 30

    Part time staff: 47

    Volunteers: 74

    Phone number: 01924247360

    Address: Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW

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